Research & Commentary: Energy Inducement Prizes
Under the pretext of climate change mitigation, energy portfolio diversification, and energy independence, the federal government and many state governments have implemented costly subsidies and ma
Research & Commentary: Medicaid Expansion and Marketplace Virginia
Research & Commentary: Taxpayer Funding of Sports Facilities
In the early days of professional sports, nearly all new sports facilities were privately financed.
Research & Commentary: Maryland Estate Tax Reform
Few taxes imposed by state and local governments are more controversial than the estate tax, popularly referred to as the death tax.
Research & Commentary: Tennessee Hall Tax
Tennessee is often identified as one of the nine U.S. states without an income tax.
Research & Commentary: E-Cigarette Regulation in Ohio
Over the past five years, electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) have emerged as a popular alternative for smokers looking to quit or substantially reduce their cigarette use.
Research & Commentary: Oklahoma Parent Trigger
Oklahoma legislators are considering an education reform that has garnered significant national attention: the Parent Trigger.
Research & Commentary: "All-of-the-Above" Energy Strategy
Among the most popular justifications for interventionist energy policies is pursuit of a government-imposed “diversified” energy portfolio.
Research & Commentary: Wisconsin Renewable Portfolio Standard
In 1999, Wisconsin implemented a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) mandate requiring electric cooperatives and investor-owned utilities to obtain from renewable sources 2.2 percent of the electric
Research & Commentary: Chip-and-PIN Mandate
Since the recent financial data breaches at Target and other stores, several legislators and consumer groups have called for new regulations requiring banks and retailers to transition from the cur
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